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employees, with the help of some customers, tackled the suspect and held him until police arrived. president barack obama will be in the bay area later this week. fundraising for the democratic party. kron 4's charles clifford has a look at what's on his agenda. air force one is scheduled to arrive here in the bay area on the wednesday april 3rd. on wednesday evening the president will be attending two fundraisers in san francisco. the first is a reception at the home of democratic fundraiser tom steyer and then president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at the home of billionaire philanthropists ann and gordon getty. both events are fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee. presumably with the goal of filling the coffers of the democratic party in preparation for the congressional midterm elections in 2014. obama will then spend the night here in the bay area and attend two more fundraisers for the democratic national committee on thursday in atherton. his first stop will be brunch at the home of liz simons and mark heising, with tickets costing $32,400. and then
replacement is found for the former chief who retired last month. he comes with a police background, after serving as the chief of police of foster city's police department in 2004, when he retired. >>> president obama headed back to the nation's capitol this afternoon. the presidential motorcade wound through san francisco this morning, taking him to crissy field, where he headed to the two fund-raisers. he was greeted once again by opponents of the keystone pipeline from canada to the gulf coast. >> there are many possible leaks along the way that can pollute our water supply and our land, so it's really a very terrible idea. >> i came down to see the action. protesters were here with their big signs. i went and made by little hand sign. the president drove by. a lot of guns, a lot of security. >> the president left on air force one about 1:30 this afternoon after raising more than $3 million for the democratic congressional campaign committee. >>> a furious flyer at a hawaiian airport. see how a bay area police officer came to the rescue of a tsa agent who was attacked. >>> and in two
last july. the day president obama appeared at oakland fox theater. large contingent of police were outside to handle problems that could arise from protestors. many of the officers said they had trouble communicating on the 2 way radios. there had been numerous complaints before about the glitches of the new radio system which had just been installed in 2011, the year before. it had been riddled with inference and glitches right from the start. barry heads the police officer association. >> basically try to key the mike and doesn't work for variety of different reasons. and you never know the time or place when that is going to actually breakdown. >>reporter: this report confirms what an internal city investigation found a month after the president visit. that cell sites were affecting the city public safety radio system. that the signal were bleeding into radio channel causing sporadic inference. as of two months ago, 43 cell sites have been tested. a little over half of them were resolved. most were at&t towers. donlin says communication may have improved but his officers
are curious, and some are planning a protest while others are excited. san francisco police officers are standing by. this is where president obama will spend the night. for some, it is a great opportunity. >> it is very excited. it is not inconvenience to have the street blocked off. people can get by and take care of business. it is exciting. it is an honor to have the president near. >> president obama is here to raise money. he has two events to attend tonight, a $5,000 cocktail reception in pacific heights and $32,500 plate dinner. >> an actist group will protester the pricey dinner and want president obama to reject the keystone pipeline that brings oil from canada to the gulf of mexico. they are bringing a thousand people and some noise. we are raising our voices with a brass band that will be there and we will make noise to make sure he knows, the motorcade sees us, and he gets the message that the people that voted for him want him to reject there pipeline and stand on the right side of history. >> the money the president raises on the trip will go to house and senate candid
. the dominant message for president obama tonight is say no to the proposed keystone oil pipeline. now, the president may hear about these protesters out here, but it's not clear if he'll ever actually see them. police and secret service have blocked off the streets here around the getty mansion. that, of course, is where the president obama, mr. obama, will be attending a democratic fund-raisers tonight. it's an annual fund-raisers. last year it raised $1.7 million. the protesters are hoping to get his attention. this would be his second stop of the night. so first we want to toss to mike mibach, who is in the city's sea cliff neighborhood, where they're also waiting for the president's arrival. mike? >> reporter: eric, security is very tight here in sea cliff. we just got word from an officer that this neighborhood is in lockdown. that means residents are not even being allowed to get into their homes now that the president is so close to arriving here. mr. obama coming to the neighborhood for a private fund- raising cocktail party being hosted by billionaire tom steyer. steyer, a ve
message for president obama tonight is say no to the proposed keystone oil pipeline. now, the president may hear about these protesters out here, but it's not clear if he'll ever actually see them. police and secret service have blocked off the streets here around the getty mansion. that, of course, is where the president obama, mr. obama, will be attending a democratic fund-raisers tonight. it's an annual fund-raisers. last year it raised $1.7 million. the protesters are hoping to get his attention. this would be his second stop of the night. so first we want to toss to mike mibach, who is in the city's sea cliff neighborhood, where they're also waiting for the president's arrival. mike? >> reporter: eric, security is very tight here in sea cliff. we just got word from an officer that this neighborhood is in lockdown. that means residents are not even being allowed to get into their homes now that the president is so close to arriving here. mr. obama coming to the neighborhood for a private fund- raising cocktail party being hos
. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. mr. obama is expected to travel to connecticut on monday to press congress to act. despite the push, lawmakers are struggling to find support for universal background checks and other measures. >> megyn: mike, thank you. mark who you heard from got national attention when he questioned the rush to pass gun control laws in the wake of newtown and the lack of discussion of what he called mental health issues. he gave dramatic emotional testimony in january only a month after losing his 6-year-old boy. >> criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named is james' law, i don't want it, i want responsible legislation, it needs to be simple, it needs to be enforced, it has to have as a tenet individual accountability. >> well, now connecticut is getting ready to vote on what is being described as the most restrictive set
campbell reports. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibited. the bill was drafte
to the bay area. president obama - >> catherine: surrounded by police officers - was talking about gun control in colorado today. he was visiting the denver police academy. he says colorado's new gun laws should serve as an example to the rest of the nation. >> i think that the colorado has shown that there is a practical progression progress possible. we have seen a tougher background check that will not infringe on responsible gun owners but it will keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. >> catherine: tocolorado lawmakers recently voted to expand background checks for gun buyers and ban ammunition magazines that can carry more than 15 rounds. the connecticut senate has approved wide-ranging gun control legislation today. it's in response to last year's shooting massacre at assess the grade school in newtownleft 20 first-graders and 6the measures include a ban on the sale of large- capacity ammunition magazines. it also bans 100 weapons that had previously been legal. the bill now goes to the house - where it's also expected to pass. >> catherine the just mentioned that some
. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibit
a motorcade to the first of two fundraisers here in this city. in fact, president obama's motorcade sped through atherton on the alameda 35 minutes ago, a convoy of at least 20 cars and police vehicles. many residents came out of the their homes to see the rare and exciting sight of the protesters were also here. they opposed the proposed keystone pipeline from canada to the gulf of mexico. >> we very much want to send a signal to the president that this is a crucial issue with his legacy because to approve this means we are committing more to fossil fuels which are dirty. >> a nice chance for our kids to have a chance to be close. we are not in washington so we don't get many opportunities. it is fun, he is coming by our house. >> president obama is now a few blocks from here at the home that are democratic power players hosting a brunch at $35 ,000 a plate and then a lunch reception, a $5,000 plate luncheon but $10,000 if you want your picture taken with the president. the president's scheduled to leave the bay area here about 1:00 o'clock. we are live in atherton for abc7 news. >> the
president obama raised more than three and a quarter million dollar during his bay area visit. >>> a teenager shot by oakland police spoke today about the case of mistaken identity. hahappened near lafayette skwair when they received a -- square when they received a call of a robbery in a parking lot. officers located the group they believe had been in the robbery and the officer fired his weapon, grazing him in the face. >> fortunately, the 16-year-old boy was only grazed. he and his father spoke to our crew. >> he shot me in my face, and while he was still pointing the gun in me and i panicked. it hurts that somebody could shoot my son in the face and nobody is saying we're really sorry about it. >> now, a spokesman for the police department saided officer fired because he felt threatened. the there's people in the armed robbery are still at large. >>> there is some sad news tonight about an off duty paramedic shot in oakland tuesday. he passed away just before 4:00 this afternoon, 34 quinn boyier, and he leaves behind -- boyer. he he was behind a wife. he was shot in the he
avenue. police have not confirmed reports that this was an attempted robbery. >>> president obama is proposing cuts to social security as an attempt to compromise with republicans on the budget. reportedly when a president releases his budget on wednesday, it will included a revised way to calculate ways of living in social security. >>> a comment that president obama made about secretary of general kamala harris. president called harris brilliant, dedicated, and tough. and then he praised her physical appearance. president obama's exact words were quote she also happens to be by far the best looking attorney general in the country. kamala harris is here. some critics call the remarks inappropriate and sexist. soon after attending that event he headed back to washington, d.c.. while in the bay area he attended two fundraisers in at earthen, two in san francisco, and in his 20 hours here brought in more than $3 million for democratic candidates in next years midterm election. >>> six world powers plus iran are meeting for a two-day round of talks to discuss iran's nuclear program.
. he comes with a police background, after serving as the chief of police of foster city's police department in 2004, when he retired. >>> president obama headed back to the nation's capitol this afternoon. the presidential motorcade wound through san francisco this morning, taking him to crissy field, where he headed to the two fund-raisers. he was greeted once again by opponents of the keystone pipeline from canada to the gulf coast. >> there are many possible leaks along the way that can pollute our water supply and our land, so it's really a very terrible idea. >> i came down to see the action. protesters were here with their big signs. i went and made by little hand sign. the president drove by. a lot of guns, a lot of security. >> the president left on air force one about 1:30 this afternoon after raising more than $3 million for the democratic congressional campaign committee. >>> a furious flyer at a hawaiian airport. see how a bay area police officer came to the rescue of a tsa agent who was attacked. >>> and in two minutes --
. tuesday and wednesday looking warmer. >>> 5:41 is the time. president obama serves up controversy. his comment about california attorney general kamala harris that some say is sexist. >> it was a bullet. i guess he grazed me. >> a teenage boy wounded by oakland police in a ktvu news exclusive we hear his accounts moments before the shooting. >>> this morning on westbound 24 it looks pretty good. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. >>> good morning. a lot of low clouds. it will be partly to mostly sunny for awhile. high clouds come in mild and muggy and warm. >>> here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following right now. the san francisco police are looking for the person who stole a taxi. the overnight pursuit went to pacifica and ended on the campus of san francisco state. the suspect got out of the car and was able to escape from officers. we'll have a live report at the top of the hour. >>> off duty paramedic shot in oakland died yesterday afternoon at the hospital. on tuesday 34-year-old quinn
playing live music. the president's motorcade arrived at 11:30 this morning. secret police escorting him out of public view. a handful of neighbors gathered outside this atherton house where president obama spoke for about 20 minutes raising money for the dnc. the cost to get inside, a mere $1,000 to $20,000. >> health care finished, we've got to get control. >> those are the things most important. real lafgt issues for this country. >> reporter: a lot of what the attendees were telling us today is that the bottom line is to get that money to get the control back of the house, of the democratic party. they want control. the first one was just about two and a half miles away. 30 guests, a lot more intimate. they paid about $32,000 a pop. so a lot of money being raised. there was a small protest. a couple dozen people protesting the key stone pipeline project that was nearby that location. but that's not the only thing the president has been facing. why he is being criticized for the way he is fundraising. that's coming up at 6:00. live in atherton, nbc bay area news. >> in front of john g
had to be on the move as well in the last hour. secret service and police have been pushing them back from the area around the getty house, where president obama will be later this evening for a democratic fund-raiser. the same event raised $1.7 million last year. the focus of many protesters out here, as you can see and hear, is the proposed keystone oil pipeline. >> we stand out here on the corner at this fund-raiser, do you think it will make any difference? >> it's all about people power tonight. and we are going to be here with thousands of people this evening, saying no to the keystone pipeline and no the drone warfare. >> reporter: again, as we come back out live, a lot of issues being protested tonight. you can see banners and signs protesting that keystone oil pipeline. reporter mike has been looking into this issue more closely today, and he's at another event that the president will be attending in the city tonight, and he'll have a closer look at that issue in a few issues here at 5. we're live in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> home prices showed
this morning. the president and mrs. obama strolled with their daughters sasha and lalia to st. john's church. >>> new video after a man was struck by a car in what appears to be a road rage incident in oakland. police say the victim was involved in a fender bender just minutes before and had followed the other vehicle for about seven blocks. the victim got out of their car and approached the driver. >>> following a string of scandals at the port of oakland we first told you about last fall. port officials have spend a great deal more money and time vowing reform. including an announcement two days ago that will finally begin a formal policy on reimbursed expenses. but we have uncovered still more questionable spending of the public's money and port executives still refuse to explain them. ktvu's eric rasmussen has tonight's special report. >>> last october, we uncovered a series of questionable expenses at the port of oakland that included thousands of dollars spent at strip clubs, an alleged brothel and more. at that time we asked for a copy of money spent. the port of oakland bought an int
with federal gun laws facing an uncertain future, president obama ramped up pressure on congress. >> we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> surrounded by denver police officers just miled away from the aurora theater where 12 lives were claimed last summer, the president called on congress to do what states already had, pass stiffer gun laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives from a bullet from a gun. >> despite the gridlock in washington, 60% believe laws covering gun sales should be more strict, but stiff opposition remains. on wednesday, there was a pro-gun rally in boston, and the nra continues their rally against gun control. >> a lot of times these issues in the states are more in their face, in the face of legislators. the governors are dealing with this every day. >> 87% of americans support expanding background checks, but even that faces a tough road in congress. as for connecticut, the governor is expected to sign the legislation into law later today. the president will visit that s
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
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